'NRA Gun Gurus' gush over Johnny Cash's Civil War gun

April 10, 2015 5:11 PM

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NASHVILLE -- The Colt Model 1860 Army Revolver may be a prevalent Civil War weapon, but the one Gene Ferguson carried onto the set of NRA Gun Gurus had a back story like no other.

As the cameras rolled Thursday, Ferguson explained to show host Phil Schreier that his good friend — Johnny Cash — had gifted him the firearm as well as its box about 50 years ago. The gun came with a signed letter from the country music legend acknowledging the gift.

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